BURBANK, CA>--The new president-elect of the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) is Steven J. Thorburn PE, CTS-D, CTS-I, principal of Thorburn Associates, and SCN
columnist. Sitting president Nick Farmer will formally pass the president's gavel to Thorburn this November in Orlando, during the TEA members' meeting held annually at IAAPA, a major amusement industry trade show.
Thorburn has served as project manager and engineer on more than 2,000 projects, including the lead engineer role on four projects that received Thea Awards, and, as a lecturer in the field, logged more than 40,000 student hours. He has been a TEA member for 15 years, and has served on the TEA International Board as treasurer for the past four years.